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Prepare Now to Protect Your Employees!
In the first 72 hours after a disaster, you'll need to be self-sufficient. Be ready. Meet critical needs with pre-packaged corporate emergency kits. Long-shelf-life food and water, communications, medical and sanitation items. Click HERE>>

The Intersection of Business Continuity and Data Breach Preparedness Data breach prevention and preparedness is not only an IT security issue. It requires a multi-faceted approach, including the involvement of business continuity professionals. Brian Zawada explains. Click HERE>>

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  • BC Management's 9th Annual BCM Study
    How do organizations measure their program's effectiveness? What is a competitive compensation for BC professionals? - BC Management is polling thousands of professionals internationally and they want to hear from you! Study will remain open until Dec. 15th. Click HERE>>
  • U.S. Cyber-Security Legislation Unlikely This Year
    Cyber-security legislation, which would give the President the power to handle Internet attacks on the U.S., is unlikely to pass Congress this year, experts say. Click HERE>>
  • Disaster Planning Exercises Available from FEMA
    Organizations can now download a free series of "tabletop exercises" from FEMA that simulate disasters and aim to help advance preparedness. Click HERE>>
  • New Edition of Homeland Security's "Risk Lexicon"
    The 2010 edition of the Department of Homeland Security's "Risk Lexicon" is available as a 72-page download from the department's Risk Steering Committee. Click HERE>>
  • What Needs to Come Before Your Social Media Strategy
    Simply establishing a presence on social media is not a panacea for business, nor is it a shortcut to establishing good crisis communications and disaster response. Click HERE>>
  • British Survey Shows Security Organizations Unprepared
    Although 69% of senior security leaders polled in the U.K. say they expect to face a cyber-attack, only 17% said their organization had a collaborative strategy to deal with it. Click HERE>>
  • National Security Agency Can Be Used for Civilian Cybersecurity
    The super-secret National Security Agency can be used "appropriately" on civilian cybersecurity matters, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says. Click HERE>>

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Small Business Plan Template Just fill in the blanks! DSPN offers a simple, affordable and self-paced template to combine business recovery plans with emergency response plans. Available in IBM® or Macintosh® in Microsoft Word® format. Click HERE>>

PLYLOX™ Commercial Hurricane Window Clips.
The ingenious, inexpensive and non-destructive way to protect your windows from high winds and airborne debris. Installed in seconds, the clips require no drilling, nails, screws or adhesive. Click HERE>>

Gartner Data Center Conference, Dec 6-9: LV, NV - Best practices to help you better manage your data centers' agility, optimize costs, and navigate critical next steps in emerging technologies like virtualization and cloud computing. Click HERE>>

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Gartner Survey Shows Data Growth is Largest Data Center Infrastructure Challenge
Data growth is the biggest data center hardware infrastructure challenge for large enterprises, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc. More than half of respondents plan to expand capacity at existing data center sites by end of 2011 to address the challenge. More detailed analysis on the key issues facing the data center market will be discussed at the Gartner Data Center Conference, December 6-9 in Las Vegas. Click HERE>>

Building and Maintaining Organizational Resiliency
Charlotte, NC - Dec 2-3 - Contingency Planning Association of the Carolinas' 12th Annual Symposium. Once again CPAC brings together a variety of experienced and respected professionals to share practical solutions and tactics helping ensure organizations are prepared for business interruptions. Attendance provides no less than 18 CEUs with DRII. Attendance certificates will be included with attendee packets. Save up to $50 by registering before Nov. 13th! Click HERE>>

Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials - Int'l.: 2011 Conference
Philadelphia, PA - August 7-12, 2011 - "Powerful Connections." Don't miss this opportunity to make powerful connections with executives, dispatchers, and technicians involved in all aspects of public safety communications - from law enforcement to PSAPs to government agencies. The APCO Annual Conference is a great place to learn new skills, explore new products and services, and connect with people who will enhance your career. Click HERE>>



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